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FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am EDT
you look at those numbers, is it any surprise the world has our number, to ben stein, charles payne, dagen mcdowell and adam lashinsky, dr. payne, great to have you back. >> good to be here. >> the u.s. government is flat bro, but the public isn't broke, that's the shame our average share of the debt that he government wildly throws away and spends like crazy and can't put on your, on any kind of control of, but this is where we are, this is the inflection point, where we are, at the moment of truth where we keep running this up we're asking americans you want the total to be more than that. essentiallwe've become a total welfare country, a total welfare state unless somehow the american public puts their foot down, government won't do it. >> what i don't like about it, it does put it in a darkly human maybe selfish conscious, this is our share, to folks abroad. >> just to folks abroad. but two-thirds of our debt is held by. >> we owe ourselves. you figure you owet yourself -- well, i'm not going to say it. this i have to pay. >> and what you have to pay back. goodpoint, but in orde
FOX Business
Oct 21, 2012 1:30am EDT
stein. >> i'm happy to see dagen. >> neil: the next 30 minut, ou free beo you and welcome to all. ben stein, on the guy i like to call, lord faulroy. >> he's nutty as a fruit cake but he's right, our national debt is so large it is a national security threat and the reason is, one, it makes us look stupid and impott and as if we can't corol our investing and at some poinwill require us to cut or defense spending, we have to pull ourselves together an act like statesmen about it. it has gone on way too long, it is ridiculous. >> neil: dagen, he's trying deflect d, look who is judging us kind of deal and say look at these clns, rig? >> two an extent, but, if we don't heed this warning, i don't know what it will take. because as a nation, i don't think -- i've said all along, i don't think that until americans feel really pain in some way, whether it is significantly gher interest rates or double-digit inflation which we had in the 1970s and 1980s we'll decide to do something about this. i don't know what it will take, ybe us not being able to defend oursees or take a tional security cri
Oct 20, 2012 6:30am PDT
that you can use to build relationships online. best of luck to you, flora. >>> ben stein is known for his role as an economics teacher in "ferris bueller's day off." he also hosted a game show called "win ben stein's money." but before all that, he was a presidential speech writer. did he write for richard nixon, jimmy carter, ronald reagan, or george bush sr.? anyone? anyone? i'll have the answer after the break. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary, not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> ben stein is a well-known economist. he was a speech writer for president nixon. and oh yeah, this. >> bueller? bueller? buel
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 1:30am EDT
worrying about it? to ben stein, gerri willis and ben stein and charlie gasperino. >> people have to figure 0 this out. 90% of american households here are going to find some kind of new tax and that means 500 billion dollars is going to be raised. 120 million households are going to be impacted not just the expiration of the bush tax cuts, there are now obamacare taxes going into place and it's going to kill investments and taxes on dividends go up 20%, long-term capital gains taxes go up 7%, i'm telling you if ne don't work on this, the whole economy is going to come skidding to a halt. >> and ben, the irony of course the debates focused on the economy and this seems like question he number one. >> i'm floored, charles, i'm glad you brought it up. the sequester is probably as bad an idea as ever come out of congress and the white house. the idea to me in particular, of cutting the defense budget, 5% of the budget, equally, roughly 5% of gdp, very, very roughly, more like 4%. >> right. >> ehe quali with domestic spending is just insanity, it's suicide. if mr. osama bin laden were still ali
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, conservative economist ben stein visits the curvy couch and says something so outrageous it leaves the hosts on "fox & friends" stunned. we've got the video. stay with us. new prilosec otc wildberry is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not very handsome ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advanced keyless technology. control everything from your pocket, purse, or wherever. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ that dirty, old egg-suckin' dog ♪ >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks f
Oct 22, 2012 1:00am PDT
't afford. and don't bother saving for retirement. it's a long way off. these are all things ben stein says you should do if you want to ruin your financial life. christine romans sits down with him in this week's "mastering your money." >> ben stein is a well-known economist. he was a speechwriter for president nixon and, oh, yeah, this. >> bueller. bueller. bueller. >> now ben stein is advising all of us to slack off a little like ferris bueller. he writes financial basics, they're boring. it's much better to be adventurous. he writes a lot of stuff like that but i bet he doesn't mean it considering his new book is entitled "how to really ruin your financial life and portfolio." we know the financial world is full of people trying to fleece you. >> we sure do know that. >> why do smart people do dumb things with their money? >> we would like to believe there's a magical way instead of doing basic simple things. you know who charlie munger is? of course you do. vice chair of berkshire hathaway. very famous lawyer, best friend of warren buffett says it's not necessary to do extraordinary th
Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
are close to what many call disaster. ben stein joins me next with what he thinks will happen to average americans and a new book on how to ruin ben stein, your financial life. he's next. [ female announcer ] born from the sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. new nectresse. the 100% natural no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. >>> some big time wall street ceos have an urgent message for you and your washington lawmakers. we have to avoid the fiscal cliff we've been talking about or the nation as we know it will crumble in just over two months. 16 ceos signed the strongly worded letter. solvency, productive capacity and stability of the united states as well as its moral authority as a global leader require that its fiscal challenges be credibly met. hello. the solvency of the u.s.? let's bring in ben stein with this. we'll get to your book in a second. but, you know, the fiscal cliff, it actually is not gotten a lot of play in the presidential debates. will you cut through the bull for me and tell me
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
prepares his talking points, republicans pounce on joe biden's comments. economist ben stein joins me live. >>> and -- >> so you might think the best seat in the house is on the floor. but i would argue it is on this reiser right here. >> the images you won't see on tv tonight. greetings from the windy city of chicago. people here sure are friendly but some have had a hard time understanding my accent. so to make sure people get every word of the geico savings message i've been practicing how to talk like a true chicagoan. switching to geico could save you hundreds of dollars on car insurance... da bears. haha... you people sure do talk funny. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer'
Oct 3, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. >>> economists and former republican presidential adviser ben stein says no one knows mitt romney. his comments sparking quite the reaction. ben joins me live next. i've discovered gold. [ female announcer ] new roc® retinol correxion max. the power of roc® retinol is intensified with a serum. it's proven to be 4x better at smoothing lines and deep wrinkles than professional treatments. roc® max for maximum results. and deep wrinkles than professional treatments. ♪ forz(power!) andiamo! andiamo! (let's go! let's go!) avanti! avanti! (keep going! keep going!) hahaha...hahahaha! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than christopher columbus with speedboats. that's happy! get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> both campaigns have been fighting to lower expectations for their candidate going into tonight's presidential debate. it looks like mitt romney's team has won that battle. 56% of likely voerters expect barack obama to win. my next guest, check out this quo
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
and have given up on finding a job? economist ben stein breaks down the number. a helping hand or handout? some claim the government makes it easier for to you get food stamps than to get a job. john stosesle looks at the cost of a welfare state approximate who is footing the bill. canada's cracking down on immigration fraud, promising to revoke citizenship to more than 3,000 people. and there could be more cases on the way. that's one of our most clicked stories. we have more from the newsroom with what you are reading on >> reporter: candidates -- can district attorney's immigration minister says thens have applied for citizenship and attained it fraudulently. it is believed they paid someone to help prove they were living in canada, even though they were living abroad. this is part of a three-year crackdown. another popular story online, a peanut butter recall, more than 200 peanut products are being recalled across america. they may contain salmonella. they come from sunland plant in my mexico and they have extended the recall all the way back to march 2010. 35 people fro
FOX News
Oct 18, 2012 3:00am PDT
on the economy. weekly jobless numbers due out any moment. and economic guru ben stein here with instant analysis. plus his new book and the thing on a stick. then forget swimming with dolphins. that's way too tame. would you let your kids swim with a siberian tiger? find out how you can do just that in a minute the capital one cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone, but her... likes 50% more cash. but, i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes how about some cupcakes? yes lollipop? yes! do you want an etch a sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >> gretchen: fox business alert. labor department releasing jobless numbers. 388,000 first-time unemployment claims filed last week. that's up as you recall from the week before. it was 367 last week and it is higher than expected. let's see what ben stei
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
contributor ben stein. >> every so often i see something that deeply moves me about being an american. it could be a bald eagle soaring above a lake in north idaho. it could be a crowd at a baseball game. all different races and faces all having a happy time. the first presidential debate this year was one of those great moments. in a campaign that's been boring and nasty, this is a night of civility, information and genuine learning about the men who might be my president. in president obama i saw a man of dignity, deference and politeness. extremely well informed and quick with a quip to express his point of view i admired his demand for more detail and his noting the contradictions in governor romney's different plans over the years >> he's been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he hasn't been able to identify them >> reporter: and governor romney, as to his chance i've been skeptical i saw a man who lacks specifics but he's extremely adroit of mixing practicality and idealology and i saw a man of good humor who began the evening with con g
FOX News
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, where am i going wrong on the issue? small business expert and ben stein, the author of the new book how to really ruin your financial lives. lives and portfolio. so you are for higher taxes not just for the wealthy, but everybody, right? >> we are going to go bankrupt without them. i don't see any means of avoiding a national bankruptcy way down the road, not tomorrow or next year or three years from now, if we don't raise taxes. >> what if the government continues to waste the money we give it. >> they will waste a lot no matter what. that's the nature of government and the nature of human beings is to waste money. if you don't waste money you are a rare human being. >> i am. >> we all waste money. >> not to the extent we see now. >> is that fair though to a person like me and yourself that we are supposed to poney up an enormous amount of our hard-earned dollars to those who waste it. >> i may i ask a respectful question? what is the alternative? >> to revamp the entire spending system. the entire budget. but here is an interesting thing, and i don't know whether you know this or not,
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 8:00am PDT
years ago. could it happen again? how we avoid another black monday. ben stein will be along with his thoughts. [ male announcer ] humana and walmart have teamed up to bring you a low-priced medicare prescription drug plan. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and copays as low as one dollar... ♪ ...saving on your medicare prescriptions is easy. ♪ so you're free to focus on the things that really matter. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. or go forails. ♪ walk like an egyptian, walk like an egyptian. jenna: well, our next guest says that was a great song, that's "walk like an egyptian," it was the number one song of the year back in 1987, and is on this very week the number one movie in the box office, "fatal attraction." remember that? jon: oh, that was scary. [laughter] jenna: and on in the day 25 years ago, the stock market nose dived nearly 23% forcing regulators to stop trading. it came to be known as black monday. a similar drop today, a percentage drop like that would mean a hit of more than 3,000 points in one day. so how do we avoid another black mond
Oct 20, 2012 11:00am EDT
. the first amendment project gave me essential legal help. and david green, ben stein, a lawyer in oakland has given me great help and the law office of tom steele for many years carried my case. i have had financial support from several foundations and from steve silverstein. it is a major undertaking. that may be why many people don't do it. >> i always reflect when we talk about the fbi and the freedom of information act and the fact the we now know this, it is also true that this is the only country -- the brits have the freedom of information act but it hasn't been litigated. this is the only country i know of where you can get the documents of what we have to call the secret police and their own documents and their own words produced for us to look at. it is an unusual experience to do this. even though it is a pain in the ass. >> my name is steve jacobsson. i don't know how anybody could believe anything the fbi says with their record. secondly, it is a key time where the occupy movement has arrived and this discrediting of io e can make present-day activists distrustful or paranoid
FOX News
Oct 20, 2012 3:00am PDT
it back to you inside. >> thanks, rick. >> coming up, want to keep your finances in check? ben stein here next with what not to do with your money. >> i need to learn that. >> it's reverse psychology. >> and it has stood there since the 1920s, but now an atheist group a peace cross need honor those who lost their lives in world war i taken down. we'll meet one man fighting to make sure that does not happen. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at ♪ financial advisors m
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
] >> stephanie: this is the day that made fox news explode. ben stein is sometimes reasonable, and they don't understand that at fox news. >> stephanie: and it comes out of nowhere too. >> i hate to say this on fox, but i don't think there's any way we can cut spending enough to make a meaningful difference. we're going to have to raise taxes on very very rich people. and then slowly slowly slowly move it down, 250 a year. that's not a rich person. >> and right after that he was taken back and shot. >> stephanie: all right. megan kelly fox news. >> declaring something an about of terror does not mean it's a about of terror. it's not the same. and it seems -- hold on -- it seems like the white house narrative is now going to be that the president was meaning to and did declare this a terrorist act. because that's what he seemed to tell that questioner after the fact. >> it's not a terror act. it's an about of terror. >> stephanie: wow. they are really bending over backwards to try to make mitt romney -- >> that is more twisty than a pretzel. >> stephanie: i see the words
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
stance over the other? personal testimonials now from contributors nancy giles and ben stein. >> you know something if you liberals go on getting your way we're all going to hear one big loud flush. >> the objective of the liberals is to make america mediocre like everybody else who aspire to be like america. >> your cause only accelerates and only advances when devastation happens. come to think of it, that's liberalism. >> you see that? they make it sound like a curse word. it's not. it's cool. it's part of who i am. i'll say it loud. i'm a liberal and proud. here's why. from the oxford english dictionary. liberal: adjective. willing to respect or accept behavior or opinions different from one's own. i grew up in queens new york which by the way is the most diverse county in the united states. just writing on a subway is a lesson in acceptance. i went to college in ohio, worked in chicago, did tv in los angeles, and gave a funny speech once in fayetteville, arkansas, and get this. there are different kinds of people. and they're fascinating. i mean i like myself but a country full of me
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
the second presidential debate who won the week, bob beckel with his thoughts on that. and ben stein stops by to answer the question, have we learned anything since the stock market crash of 1987? that, plus our news watch panel all coming up on "happening now" in 12 minutes. bill: good, jon. we'll see you then. presidential candidates are talking tough about beijing, china what they are saying and how that might affect american companies? hum. >> with great hope i thank all the people throughout america who have given us this great victory. [ music playing, children laughing ] [ slap! slap! slap! ] [ music, laughter stop ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite foods fight you, fight back fast with tums smoothies. so fast and smooth, you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ male announcer ] tums smoothies. it's a new way to get cash back deals, and it's called bankamerideals! i sign into my online banking... click the "cash back deals tab"... and pick the deals i want. i just use my bank of america debit or credit card when i pay, and then i get up to 15% cash back -- pu
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